1 Sep

Taunton offers the city lifestyle without the city drawbacks

Taunton offers the city lifestyle without the city drawbacks

The county town of Somerset, Taunton is a traditional English market town which has evolved to incorporate what many new residents are looking for.

The town has a number of beauty spots and historical monuments dotted around and about it. Somerset county museum and castle has recently reopened after refurbishment, the Taunton heritage trail is always popular and allows residents to learn even more about the history of their town while the church of St Mary Magdalene is also a significant part of the town’s history.

For things to do and see which more child-friendly, residents are can always visit the town’s two swimming pools or the pristine Vivary Park. All three are within easy reach as are the town's main two sporting venues the Taunton racecourse and Somerset County Cricket Ground. Both are nationally recognised and offer a great day out to the town’s residents in a family atmosphere.

Taunton’s town centre also offers plenty to both its residents and visitors. The high street has a massive collection of all the best high street names as well as a number of smaller, family-run boutiques. All these shops mean that Taunton can boast one of the premier town centres in the Somerset region.

The area is well connected to a number of different transport methods. Taunton has its own train station which offers connections further down into the south of England, across the country into London as well as the cross-country service through Birmingham and even further north. Bristol airport is less than an hour’s drive away and there are various ferry routes dotted not too far away along the south coast.

All in all those looking for property for sale in Taunton should remember that it is a bustling town which offers all the benefits of a fast-paced high street while retaining the area’s character and avoiding overcrowding and inner-city pollution.

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